Crispy Baked Zucchini Fries

  • Author: The Kitchen Whisperer

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  • 2 eggs
  • 2 Tbl water
  • 2 cups Panko or Gluten Free Panko
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch *see note
  • 1 lb zucchini, cut into 45” sticks 1/4” thick
  • Parmesan cheese for garnish
  • Marinara sauce
  • Ranch


  1. Preheat oven to 425F.
  2. Put a baking rack on top of a baking sheet.
  3. Spray the rack with non-stick spray.
  4. Place cornstarch in a large sealable bag.
  5. Whisk eggs with 2 Tbsp water and place in a shallow dish.
  6. Place Panko, salt, pepper, garlic powder in a shallow dish and mix to combine.
  7. Place zucchini in the bag with the cornstarch and shake until well coated.
  8. Dip the zucchini into the egg, removing it and allowing the excess to drip off.
  9. Place the zucchini into the panko, turning to coat well.
  10. Place breaded zucchini on the sprayed rack
  11. Spray the zucchini with the non-stick spray.
  12. Bake for 10 minutes and using tongs, flip the zucchini.
  13. Spray again and bake for 10 minutes.
  14. If you want it to be super, super crispy broil for 1-2 minutes.
  15. Garnish with Parmesan Cheese.
  16. Serve with Marinara Sauce or Ranch.


To ensure Gluten-Free Cornstarch, read the label to make sure it’s not made in a shared facility with wheat products

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